dental hygienist definition

  • noun:
    • one trained and licensed to provide preventive dental services, like cleaning the teeth and using x-rays, usually in conjunction with a dentist.
    • some body taught to supply preventive dental care service (cleaning teeth or using x-rays)
    • people trained and accredited to provide preventive dental services, particularly cleaning the teeth and using x-rays, often together with a dentist.
    • some body taught to supply preventive dental service (cleansing teeth or taking x-rays)

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